Hyderabad, July 31: 19-year-old Nischal Narayanam has another credit in his name. Having cracked the Common Proficiency Test, he is now the youngest Chartered Accountant in India. Despite that, he cannot enrol himself in the Institute for Chartered Accountants of India this year as they do not allow admmission of students below 21 years.
His mother Padmavathy is his biggest support since childhood. A scholar in Sanskrit from Osmania University, she saw her son's skill with numbers when he was just 9. "He was passionate about numbers and I was amazed at his skills.He has mentors from across the world and is trained in methodologies of several countries in Mathematics and Memory," she said.
Narayanam is also the youngest graduate from Osmania University from where he received his BCom and MCom degrees. He is also the Double Guinness World Record holder' in the category of memory and the youngest World Memory Champion. He has also recognised by the National Geographic Channel one of the '7 brilliant brains of the world'.
He has also been invited to speak at the Global Conference in Shanghai by Deloitte International from where he did his articleship for CA.